'FreeCharge Go' registers one million active users in 60 days

Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-03-15 12:16 Bengaluru: FreeCharge, one of India's digital payments platform, on Tuesday announced FreeCharge Go card and has over one million customers. The FreeCharge GO card was launched in partnership with Yes Bank and powered by MasterCard in January this year and in less than 60 days over a million cards have been created by customers. The FreeCharge payment system is swifter and safer than cash and available everywhere. Customers are now using it at major e-commerce portals, to pay for movie tickets, book event tickets, pay for various transportation services and hyperlocal services. Govind Rajan, Chief Operating Officer FreeCharge said: "The FreeCharge GO card is a product which has proved to be a win-win for both our customers and merchants, as it makes FreeCharge wallet the most ubiquitous in the online space. With over one million users of the FreeCharge GO card in less 60 days we have begun our journey towards enabling the country to move towards a less cash economy." With the line slowly blurring between offline and online world, the need to create a frictionless customer experience for payments is of crucial importance. FreeCharge is at the forefront of leveraging technology to make the entire payment experience for customers and merchant's reliable and frictionless. FreeCharge is India's leading digital payments platform. Consumers across the country use FreeCharge to make prepaid, post-paid, DTH and Electricity bill payments for numerous utility service providers in addition to leading online and offline merchants. FreeCharge has over 30 million registered users, is PCI DSS compliant for information security and is at the forefront of the mobile commerce revolution with over 90 per cent of transactions originating from mobile. FreeCharge Go, the virtual card was launched in January 2016, making FreeCharge wallet the universally accepted wallet in India. (ANI)